Grain Academy & Museum promotes a better world!
The Grain Academy Museum offers tours to anyone who has an interest in gaining a bird's eye view of the grain handling system, storage and transportation industries.
Besides giving people the facts about how much and what kind of grains are grown in Canada, visitors learn that some 90 nations buy grain from Canada, and they get to see an array of products derived from grain.
The Grain Academy operates solely on donations from interested parties, sponsors and visitors, and has been open since 1981.
When making a donation, cheques should be made out to Wheat Pool Grain Museum Society, and if donation is made by internet, click on "Donate" below, and search for Wheat Pool Grain Museum Society.
The Grain Academy Museum, located n the BMO Centre on the Plus 15 level in Stampede Park is a brief walk from downtown Calgary, Alberta, Canada, or a fast ride on the city's LRT system with a stop at the Stampede Park station.
The Grain Academy is open Monday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm. Special bookings for group tours for after hours and weekends can be made by telephone or email.
Parking is also available in Stampede Park for a fee, and Bus Tour groups have free parking with advance notice to th Grain Academy.
Guests can watch a video on "The Way it Was" depicting how the prairies were settled, see a working grain elevator demonstration and watch a sizable model train display on the movement of grain from the prairie to the terminals at Vancouver.
Other displays include everything from barbed wire types to wheat straw weaving, pioneer farm tools and various models of farm implements.
Whether you are a lifetime advocate or new to our cause, we invite you to join us. We welcome new ideas and value enthusiasm from members and volunteers, new and old.
Plus 15, BMO Centre 20 Roundup Way S.E., Calgary, AB | 403-263-4594